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Wall Mount Smart Garage Door Opener- Direct Drive Side Mount with Wireless Wall Console, Battery Backup, and Wi-Fi

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The new innovative wall mount-designed Genie smart garage door opener eliminates the traditional rail design. This Genie wall mount garage door opener features the Aladdin Connect smart home control (certified to Work With Alexa) plus an integrated battery backup. This wall mount garage door opener easily attaches directly to the garage door's spring tube mounted high and to the side of the garage door. This design opens all the space above where the cars would park in your garage. Often referred to as a residential jackshaft garage door opener, the wall mount models also include the newest Genie garage door opener accessories. Featuring the Genie wireless wall console, Bluetooth LED light, and remote garage door lock.

This Genie wall mount garage door opener features an integrated Aladdin Connect smart garage capability that provides the ability to remotely monitor and control your garage door with your smart device. It works in conjunction with your home Wifi and is certified to Work With Alexa. The 6170 also includes a battery backup! Getting in about out of your garage during a power outage has never been easier than when your Genie battery backup kicks in. This battery backup makes this model compliant with the California State Law SB-969, which requires all installed garage door openers in that state to have a battery backup.

  • 24V DC Motor - provides quiet yet powerful performance
  • Fast opening speeds with ultra-quiet operation
  • Features a Genie Wireless Wall Console, Bluetooth Led Light, Intellicode remote, and remote door lock
  • Safe-T-Pulse internal slack Cable detection system developed by Genie to insure safe door travel
  • Only 2.5" above and 7" to the side of the spring tube required for installation.
  • Capable of lifting even the heaviest sectional garage doors up to 850 lbs, and up to 18' wide
  • Compact design measuring 6.8" wide x 14.5" tall x 9" deep making the Genie wall mount garage door opener the smallest available
  • Proper installation requires a standard outlet within 6 feet of the wall mount garage door opener
  • Model 6172H-B
  • (Not compatible with reverse-wound, outside pick up spring cables, or with rear-mounted torsion springs.)
Sku: 41410R


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  • How do I teen gage the emergency pull handle

    To re-engage the opener you pull straight down in a firm movement, just as you do to disengage it.

  • Can a universal push work with this opener

    Yes, a universal push button will work with this unit.

  • I have a 12' wide x 16' high door. Will this B6172H opener work on a door this size?

    No, it is not comaptible with a 16' high door.

  • I have two doors, I want to mount an opener on the left side of one and the right side of the other so I don't need 2 electrical out lets. How to I get a left side or right side opener?

    This can be mounted on either side, so as long as you have the room to mount both in that area, it will work fine.

  • My door is a 7' high, 15' wide, 3 panel wood door. Can this handle a door that size?

    Yes, as long as the door is well balanced.

  • What is the shaft diameter requirement? 1 inch?

    Yes, 1-inch diameter.

  • My doors are 12 feet high and 10 feet wide. Will this B6172H opener work on my door? If not, which one would you recommend?

    Yes, it will.

  • Does this opener have a 'Time to close' feature? How much clearance is needed between spring tubes to mount 2 openers side by side?

    This does not have a timer to close feature. You need at least 7-inches from the torsion shaft and the sidewall to install the wall mount garage door opener. 

  • What kind of battery does this operator use? Lead-acid or Li-ion? what's the capacity and voltage of the battery? Also: how is the overhead light powered? is there a cord running from the operator to the light? or does the light have it's own battery? or does it have its own power plug?

    The LED Light connects to the garage door opener with blue tooth technology but has a plug for power that plugs into a standard outlet. The battery is non-spillable lead acid.

  • does it work with google home app?

    Yes, it does!

  • Does it have an emergency release to manually lift and open door?

    Yes, it does.

  • I have vertical lift doors that are well balanced and properly sprung, the are 8' tall each, what is the basis for the 84" vertical lift maximum?

    The Wall Mount garage door opener will work on a vertical lift door up to 8 feet. The 84” is for a high lift door and not in regards to the vertical lift door.

  • Why can't I use an extension cord if I don't have an outlet within 5feet?

    The main reason for this is the use of an extension cord is prohibited by the NEC (National Electrical Code) and most local building codes to use extension cords for permanent applications. 

  • Could this be mounted and connected between two 9 foot doors so that they operate simultaneously. (the shafts are perfectly in line) and approximately 18 inches apart)

    No, this cannot be added to more than one garage door.

  • Is Model 6172H-B compatible with Brilliant Tech's line of smart home switches? I see that Model 6170 is compatible and I see Model 6170 referenced under the product description for Model 6172H-B but don't see anything indicating they are interchangeably compatible with Brilliant Tech.

    Yes, the 6172H-B model is compatible with the Brilliant Tech as well!

  • I don’t have enough clearance on the side of the door (less then 5”)can Wall Mount Smart Garage Door Opener be installed above the door and is there any attachment to make this possible.. Thank you,

    No, it cannot.

  • Hello, will this opener work with a 20' Wide X 12' Tall insulated garage door?

    Yes, it will as long as the door is well-balanced.

  • How long is the power cord? Do I need a dedicated power supply? Can the ceiling outlet be used?

    A standard 115 VAC grounded electrical outlet will be required within 5 feet of the bottom of the opener. The opener must be properly grounded to prevent personal injury and equipment damage, an extension cord cannot be used.

  • does this work with Homelink?

    Yes! This Genie Wall Mount garage door opener does work with Homelink.

  • Will this work for roll up garage doors?

    No, it will not.

  • what is the maximum height of the door the sidemount will open? 15'?

    This garage door opener will work on garage doors up to 14 feet high and 18 feet wide that are well balanced and rated less than 850lbs.

  • Would this model be compatible with reverse-wound drums, those whose cables are not parallel to the wall but angled a bit? I don't see that mentioned in the documentation

    No, it will not. The Wall mount does not have the ability to reverse the direction of the motor.

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